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May 28th, 2024
FSC issues notice on Intellectual Property Rights for Thornton Smith's clients

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- The death of Attorney Jamal S. Smith in March of this year meant the closure of the Law Firm he founded, Thornton Smith.

May 11th, 2024
Late Attorney Jamal S. Smith to be buried on May 18, 2024

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Immediate family, residents, friends and professional colleagues are still in both shock and mourning over the death of Attorney Jamal S. Smith who was found dead in his home located in Manuel Hill around March 12, 2024.

April 10th, 2024
Where is the ‘outrage’ for Jamal S. Smith’s death?- Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Noting that the [British] Virgin Islands has lost a valuable citizen with the death of Jamal S. Smith, Third District Representative and Opposition Member Hon Julian Fraser RA has said it is concerning that he is not seeing expressions of outrage over the demise of the local attorney.

March 14th, 2024
Jamal S. Smith was ‘a very talented & valuable member of our community’- Premier

MANUEL HILL, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has said, with the death of local attorney Jamal S. Smith, the Virgin Islands has lost a very talented and valuable member of the community.

March 13th, 2024
Jamal S. Smith may have been shot & killed since Monday night- RVIPF

MANUEL HILL, Tortola, VI– Attorney Jamal S. Smith may have been killed since Monday evening, March 11, 2024, as police had received a report of a shooting in Manuel Reef since then.

December 2nd, 2022
New Labour Tribunal Chairman should be in place by January 2023– Hon Melvin M. Turnbull

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Hon Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) says after months without a Chairman in place at the local Labour Tribunal, moves are being made to have a new chairman appointed.

November 11th, 2022
'People's lives being held hostage' due to stalled Labour Tribunal– Jamal S. Smith

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI– The local Labour Arbitration Tribunal has been without a Chairperson since July 31, 2022, according to ex-Chairperson and attorney Jamal S. Smith, who said this has put matters before the tribunal in a hostage situation for the last four months.

March 29th, 2021
Labour Arbitration Tribunal clears backlogged matters

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) has praised the Labour Arbitration Tribunal for its work in clearing the backlog of matters, some dating as far back as 2015.

August 19th, 2020
'Days over' for lengthy hearings @ Labour Tribunal- Jamal S. Smith

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Attorney-at-Law and new Chairman of the Virgin Islands' Labour Arbitration Tribunal, Mr Jamal S. Smith has promised a complete reform of the tribunal under his stewardship.

July 17th, 2020
Jamal S. Smith appointed Chairman of VI Arbitration Tribunal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Local Attorney-at-Law Jamal S. Smith has been appointed the new Chairman of the Virgin Islands' Arbitration Tribunal for the next two years, effective August 1, 2020.

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